'Optimistic' Predictions From 1950 That Warned of the Coming Dystopia

It's so easy for us to look back at old predictions for the future and see them as quaint or overly optimistic. But when we take a closer look—when we stop to really process what's going on in these predictions—we often find that they weren't merely silly or naive.

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Why Microsoft should dump Skype, and roll its user base into Lync

We discuss the compelling case for killing off Skype in favour of Lync, and why there’s a fair chance this is what Microsoft might have in mind.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/26/why-microsoft-should-dump-skype-and-roll-its-user-base-into-lync/

Read The Bullshit Charts A "Scientist" Is Hawking To Sports Teams

Every team wants the perfect draft pick. It's a deceptively simple-sounding goal that haunts every executive in sports, because they are being asked to do the nearly impossible—predict what human beings will do. Sure,

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

10 Of The Most Absurd Units Of Measurement On Earth

Humans have a need to quantify things. And sometimes the usual measurements — feet, meters, grams — are not good enough. Or funny enough. Sometimes you need to express things in bananas, Helens, or cows. Read more...

These Wood Grain Sunglasses Are Actually Made From Recycled Newspapers

Shwood has made a name for itself with its take on the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarers made from exotic woods like Zebrawood, Cherry, and East Indian Rosewood. But the grain on its latest design isn't actually wood—it's a veneer made from 1,600 feet of recycled newspapers that are rolled up,

The best 3D printer is this Easy Cheese 3D printer

I've seen the future and it's not 3D printing, it's 3D Easy Cheese printing. That is, an Easy Cheese canister is taken and made to splooge out the golden orange yellow scientific miracle substance that is Easy Cheese like a 3D printer would print out objects.

苹果iOS 7.1:“白屏死机”现象好多了

苹果公司今天正式发布了iOS 7.1系统更新,这是该公司对其iOS操作系统进行的最新一次重大更新。iOS 7.1对备受争议的iOS 7系统设计作出了许多重大改进,同时还修复了许多令人烦扰的Bug。

从两个集合里排除重复的写法(适用:DB表和字段都很多,表间有关联的情况) - 少年家

获取其中一张表bulletinred为1的内容: 1 public IList GetBulInfo() 2 { 3 var result = from a in ((Entities)this.DataContext).SPEPBULLETIN 4 join b in ((Entities)thi...



[图]改善自身Podcasts服务 苹果3200万美元收购Swell

援引Re/code报道称苹果以3000万美元的价格成功收购个性化新闻电台应用程序Swell,后者以新闻和电台谈话内容为主要呈现形式通过技术和人工筛选结合,在去年登陆iOS平台,在结合用户的个人使用习惯允许用户通过iTunes, NPR, ABC,

Interviews: Ask Tim O'Reilly About a Life Steeped In Technology

Today's interview guest is literally a household name: If you look at the shelves in nearly any programmer's house, developer shop or hackerspace, you'll probably see a stretch of books from O'Reilly Media (or O'Reilly & Associates, depending on how old the books are).


- 强生医疗爱的橡皮擦媒体开放日成功举办 北京、上海和西安2014年12月19日电 /美通社/ -- 近日,强生(中国)医疗器材有限公司举办主题为“爱的橡皮擦”的媒体开放日活动在北京、上海、西安三地展开,分别邀请当地整形外科领域的知名专家亲临现场,就广大父母关心的儿童伤口缝合及伤口护理领域话题进行科普讲解,唤醒广大父母及时就诊意识,普及儿童伤口护理常识。


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周日,在得克萨斯州奥斯汀举办的西南偏南大会(SXSW)上,一小群抗议者举着标牌,发放着 T 恤,对机器人表达抗议。 你可能会问,他们抗议机器人什么呢?

分析师:Apple Watch将成苹果利润率最高的产品

咨询服务公司Think Big Analytics首席分析师卡尔·霍维(Carl Howe)日前预计,苹果公司(以下简称“苹果”)Apple Watch智能手表前两周的预订量将达到300万块。

是否可以有一款叫LG Edge机子来对抗三星Edge呢?

众所周知,三星迄今为止已经发布了多款以 Edge 命名的智能手机,这些机子都用一个共同的特点,屏幕侧边都采用了曲面设计,而且大部分都是双侧边曲面。

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